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Old 08-14-2011, 11:25 PM
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Thanks for all your replies,I will read up on teh Rainbird WR2 when I get a minute.

One question I forgot to ask. Does wireless work well if it as asked to go thru a wall or two?
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Old 08-15-2011, 12:51 AM
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I think the WR2 can use one Sensor with 4-5 receivers.

I went to the RM site and did not see any info on the post from Mike Leary.

Got anymore info? I saw the weather station, is that the setup you are talking about. I used Irritrol in the past, but it is non existant in our area.

Sounds interesting though. More info please?

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Thanks I will check out the WR2. I couldn't see any info regarding the sensor in Mike's link unless the weather stations can sync with multiple receivers in which case it would be good, but I have never seen Rainmaster in Australia before.
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Old 08-15-2011, 09:55 AM
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I just picked up the Irritrol hard wired unit....model #RS500. Its a good day to hook it up as its raining here.....yet again.

Guy at supply house mentioned that most of the units they sell are the Weathermatic.
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Old 08-15-2011, 11:23 AM
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I have always used the toro and never had a problem the ones I have replaced are mostly hunter.
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Old 08-15-2011, 05:24 PM
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Rainbird Wireless (WR2) is a great unit. You can make all the adjustments at the controller module and never need to climb the ladder. Great unit.

No Solar Sync....replaced 6 units this year alone.
Yes, Rain Bird wireless. Or the Irritrol. Avoid the Hunter wireless rain sensor and also the wireless solar sync.
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Old 08-15-2011, 05:31 PM
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You like the wired Solar Sync?
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Old 08-15-2011, 10:06 PM
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Some wise ol' f**ts told me about this plain jane sensor called something similar too "Irritrol wireless"

I like it
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Old 08-17-2011, 09:45 PM
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Tis my slow season,so,heres a pic of the RS500 mounted to the shed. Yes,rainfall has a clear shot at the sensor.
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Old 08-18-2011, 12:37 PM
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These ( http://rainsensor.com/ ) have been fool-proof for me... and is probably why Toro bought them and also sells them under the Irritrol name.

I had problems with the first generation RB wireless sensor (just as a customer did with the first RB residential remotes). I'm not a Rain Bird "early adopter".

Waiting to see how they do over time.
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